Barca looked tired after their midweek efforts at Celta Vigo and there were moments in the second half when Sevilla could have won the game with more ambition. Koeman brought on the new arrivals Pedro "Pedri" Gonzalez, Francisco Trincao and Miralem Pjanic in the second half, but the feeling is that Barca's squad still looks lightweight for a full season, and the club needs to sign at least another central defender and a striker before the transfer window closes.
Another 10-0 surge into the second quarter extended Beijing's advantage to over 25 points. Daqing's loose defense provided Beijing many easy baskets in the paint, and the latter also found their range, going into the break with a 57-28 lead.
The win, which came as the 35th from 36 matches this season, also ties him with Rafael Nadal for a record 14th Roland Garros quarterfinals appearance.
Halep didn't play at her best, especially when facing a firing teenager who combined her drop shot and backhand so perfectly throughout the match.
Edin Dzeko wasted a good opportunity in the 21st minute as the hitman sprung the offside trap but ballooned it over the bar.
The ITTF said that it is in discussions with local organizers of the 2020 ITTF Finals about the possibility of having spectators at the event.
The Greek star will compete for a quarterfinal place with No. 18 seed Grigor Dimitrov. Enditem
Alkasir was also fined 10,000 U.S. dollars, it said.
In women's actions, top seed Simona Halep took sweet revenge on her opponent from last year's French Open defeat, trouncing American teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-0, 6-1 to progress.
Shan was the main threat on Zhejiang's offensive end, constantly burying three-pointers and driving to the basket. She scored nine points in a 10-minute stretch as Zhejiang raced ahead 45-33 at the half.
"We executed the coach's tactics well," she explained.